Hiriangadi, very near to Karkala, is famous for its Neminath Basadi complex enclosing the wonderful 60-ft tall Manasthamba. The complex also houses the Bhujabali Brahmacharya Ashram, Padmavathi basadis and shrines for the Adinath Swamy, Lord Mahavir, Chandranath Swamy, Ananthanath and many more gurus.
This hilly part of Sahyadri Mountains presents very attractive natural panorama, really wonderful pleasing to eyes. This area show cases the cultural heritage and religious harmony of Karkala. Tombs of Jain priests, Stone Age structures, Gowri temple and Kanthavara temple are other attractions nearby.